Signio to receive first Branders.com enterprise-based offering from leader in online promotional products
San Mateo, CA – Mar. 1, 2000 – Branders.com (www.branders.com) today announced that Signio, Inc. has chosen Branders.com to provide Signio with promotional products through the Branders.com enterprise-wide promotional products site. Working with Branders.com, Signio can now search, select, brand and purchase custom promotional products online.
“We believe in having e-procurement solutions for all our purchasing, and this relationship with Branders.com delivers a complete online site for our volume purchasing of promotional products,” said Philippe Courtot, Signio’s Chairman and CEO. “Our evaluation of the field found that Branders.com clearly had the best solution for business-based e-procurement of promotional products.”
“Signio is a very sophisticated company and they required an immediate ability to purchase promotional products online from a large product line. We were able to provide an enterprise-scaleable online purchasing capability that was designed for their demanding business requirements,” said Jerry McLaughlin, Branders.com President and CEO.
Signio, Inc. delivers a highly scalable and reliable internet payment platform to help businesses profit from the rapidly expanding ecommerce market. With its revolutionary flat-fee monthly pricing model and growing menu of services, Signio brings affordability and convenience to the process of selling online. Signio provides seamless connectivity across the internet, from ecommerce applications to all major back-end payment processors and quickly enables companies to authorize, process, and manage multiple payment types (including credit cards and electronic checks), multi-currency options and different payment schemes. With solutions for merchants, financial institutions, ISOs, ISPs and developers, Signio has a growing list of notable customers, including CBS Sportsline, C/NET Store.com, Furnitureonline.com, Network Solutions, Prime Sports Interactive, wine.com, and WebMD. Leading companies including Intuit, Bank of America and Wells Fargo have invested in Signio.
Signio is headquartered in Redwood Shores, CA. Signio announced on December 20, 1999, that it would be acquired by Verisign, Inc., the leading provider of internet trust services. For more information about Signio, visit www.signio.com.
Branders.com is the leading online “See Before You Buy” provider of custom-branded promotional products. Branders.com allows companies to interactively find, brand and buy promotional products online, with the immediate ability to see a logo or artwork in 3-D on a product. The company offers thousands of products online, including exclusive brands, from over 40 major suppliers. Branders.com is also the only company to have such technological innovations as: PhotoSample technology, Product Finder, IdeaEngine, Secure Project Folders, and Instant Quotes.
Branders.com is headquartered in San Mateo, California, with offices in Chicago, Los Angeles and Boston. The company’s investors include: ABS Ventures, Altos Ventures, Discovery Ventures, Doll Capital and Menlo Ventures. Additional information can be obtained via the company’s web site at www.branders.com or by calling 1-877-BRANDERS.